2012 Washington House Race for District 8 - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the Washington house race in district 8. This includes candidates, dates, and political views. The tables below show the candidates for the general election with an option to compare those candidates after the primary. This is followed by the primary candidates and the number of political views we have for each representative. Selecting one of these representatives takes you to the profile for this candidate and a full list of their political positions, speeches, and controversies.

2012 Washington House Race for District 8 - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
Washington house election - class or district 8
PercVotesPartyCandidate
59.7%131064RDave Reichert
40.3%88601DKaren Porterfield
Election Information for Washington
Primary DateAugust 07, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentDave Reichert
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionSolid Republican
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Washington House Race for District 8

Democrats - Primary Election
Democrat house Primary Election in Washington - class or district 8
PercVotesCandidateViews
82%21690Karen Porterfield12
18%4648Keith Arnold0
Republicans - Primary Election
Republican house Primary Election in Washington - class or district 8
PercVotesCandidateViews
82%38184Dave Reichert33
13%5856Keith Swank3
5%2380Ernest Huber9

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
July 09, 2012Last day to register to vote by mail and online for the August 7, 2012 primary.
July 30, 2012Last day to register to vote in person if not already register in the state for the August 7, 2012 primary.
August 07, 2012Primary election date for the House and Senate.
October 08, 2012Last day to register to vote by mail and online for the November 6, 2012 general election.
October 29, 2012Last day to register to vote in person if not already register in the state for the November 6, 2012 general election.
November 06, 2012General election date - House, Senate, and President on the ballot.

House District 8 in Washington

House District 8 in Washington

Past Election Results

Election Results for House district 8 in Washington in 2012
Past Election Results - Washington District 8
Suzan DelBene
24%
2010
26%
David Reichert
Darcy Burner
47%
2008
53%
David Reichert
Darcy Burner
49%
2006
51%
David Reichert
Dave Ross
47%
2004
52%
Dave Reichert
Heidi Behrens-Benedi
37%
2002
60%
Jennifer Dunn
Heidi Behrens-Benedi
36%
2000
62%
Jennifer Dunn
Heidi Behrens-Benedi
40%
1998
60%
Jennifer Dunn
Dave Little
35%
1996
65%
Jennifer Dunn
Jim Wyrick
24%
1994
76%
Jennifer Dunn
George O. Tamblyn
34%
1992
60%
Jennifer Dunn